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01-17-2013 12:27 PM
Originally Posted by Krishilbun View Post
I heard ur blinker tick ever so slightly did u happen to hit it ? because i hear mine sometimes and i dont touch it :-\

Sorry if offtopic.. but as soon as i heard just made me think AHA so mines not the only one.

Time is :06 .. when it does it.
Yeah, it wasn't my blinker, never comes on without me touching it. You might need to tighten the gear in the column though.
01-14-2013 10:38 PM
Krishilbun I heard ur blinker tick ever so slightly did u happen to hit it ? because i hear mine sometimes and i dont touch it :-\

Sorry if offtopic.. but as soon as i heard just made me think AHA so mines not the only one.

Time is :06 .. when it does it.
01-13-2013 01:06 PM
Originally Posted by FLYLOW View Post
Dual mass flywheel...?
Would it really come and go as it does though?
01-11-2013 12:31 PM
FLYLOW Dual mass flywheel...?
01-10-2013 08:41 PM
03SVT_PWRWRKS Sorry for such a delay. The noise is starting to get worse I would say.

I really don't think it is the heat shield. It is so much more heavy sounding than a small heat shield. My best guess was the engine torque mount. I have a VF mount, checked It, and it happend the rubber bushings were shot, so I thought that was definitely it. Ordered a new vVF mount and it is still there. And actually I believe it made the noise last longer and I hear it every time the car is cold.

It sounds like it is coming from right below the shifter, but a little more towards the engine. When the car is cold I need to get going and then when the car hits about 3k the noise will appear. Then it fades away as the rpms fall. After 2k it is gone. I can be stopped and rev the engine to make the noise appear as well. Then once the car is warmed it is gone.

Could it be the T-stat?

Thanks for all the help
11-26-2012 01:27 PM
ysrpilot Can't tell from the video, but I will agree with the others about the heatshield problems. I was hearing all kinds of terrible squeaking/vibration noises coming from my car that made me a little worried. Upon investigation, the cat and header heatshields were both cracked around the bolts and vibrating. I took off the bottom cat heatshield and put washers behind the bolts on the top cat and a couple spots on the header headshields to snug everything up. Noises are now gone.
11-26-2012 12:54 AM
tukaniSVT Definitely very hard to tell on your video.

Small Exhaust leak maybe ...

If it was your heat shield, you would here it at idle as well. So, I don't think that's it.

11-25-2012 07:57 AM
02slvrfocus id check your flex pipe and heat shields start obvious first and work on to bigger
11-25-2012 06:53 AM
BDSVT SVTF has a few cheap, thin heat shields down the exhaust in several places. As my SVTF aged, these shields came loose and would vibrate at random time under random conditions, each making a different noise: from hums to outright duck call like noise. Could be that.

Also as my motor mounts went to pasture, I got more buzzes and creaks that would pop up at weird times.
11-20-2012 12:33 PM
03SVT_PWRWRKS The thing is, it is very random. I know it only happens when the car is cold, but it is not like I can make it happen.

I had to whip out my phone to even grab that video!
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